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Overview Papers of Andrew P. “Sam” Haywood, while the principal of West Charlotte High School documenting his advocacy of the open school philosophy in the 1974-75 academic year.
Dates: 1974 - 1975
Overview Collection contains a diverse assortment of papers concerning the Irwin Avenue Open Elementary School, mostly from 1973 to 2004. These records include such things as administrative, statistical and demographic information about the IAOS, promotional materials, papers concerning theories in alternative forms of education (with particular emphasis on the "open school" approach to teaching) and other papers generated by students. Though Irwin Avenue Open School is a public school, it is run in...
Dates: 1957 - 2004
Overview These interviews discuss the history and significance of open schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system. Coinciding with court-ordered busing and following a national trend in education, three optional open school programs were opened in Charlotte-Mecklenburg in the early 1970s, including Irwin Avenue Elementary School, Piedmont Middle School, and West Charlotte High School. From the beginning these schools were supported by a diverse parent body, including many community leaders, and...
Dates: 2002 - 2006
- Subject: Open plan schools -- North Carolina -- Charlotte X
- Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 2
- Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 1
- Irwin Avenue Open School (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
- West Charlotte High School (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 1
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 1
- Haywood, Andrew Perry 1